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  • ACLU asks Supreme Court to block Wisconsin voter ID law

    Civil rights lawyers filed an emergency appeal with the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking to block Wisconsin from enforcing a strict voter ID law they say could prevent as many as 300,000 of the state’s registered voters from casting a ballot next...
  • Supreme Court to decide case over who may draw election districts

    The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to hear an appeal from state legislators in Arizona who seek to squelch independent citizens commissions created in Arizona and California to draw election districts for members of Congress. They argue the redistricting...
  • Ivory Coast youth leader denies stoking post-vote violence

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A man accused of leading a youth militia behind a wave of ethnic killings in Ivory Coast denied all charges against him at the International Criminal Court on Thursday, saying he was a "polite person" who campaigned for peace....
  • Woman held in sister's death was also charged in 2001 slaying

    Woman held in sister's death was also charged in 2001 slaying
    A Carpentersville woman charged with killing her sister was also charged in a Tennessee stabbing death in 2001, prosecutors confirmed in court this morning. At a brief hearing, Kane County Judge John Barsanti set bail for Sandra Baumgartner at $1...
  • Opponents ask U.S. Supreme Court to block Wisconsin voter ID law

    (Reuters) - Opponents of a Wisconsin law that requires voters to present photo identification when they cast ballots asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to stop the law from being applied to the U.S. general election in November. The American...
  • ACLU sues to block Alabama underage abortion hearings law

    (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday sued to block a recently enacted Alabama law requiring special court hearings for girls seeking legal abortions without parental consent. Under the law, which took effect in July, underage...
  • Europe urges Georgia to avoid political 'revenge' in courts

    TBILISI (Reuters) - A group of European lawmakers urged Georgia on Thursday not to pursue "revenge" when prosecuting members of the previous government of ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili. Saakashvili, who became president in 2004 after the bloodless...
  • New claims cite illegal actions by Missouri police in race protest

    (Reuters) - Four more people caught up in racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, that followed the police killing of a black teenager, have joined a lawsuit alleging illegal assaults and detentions by "rogue" police officers. The amended complaint, filed...
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery sent explicit emails

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery forwarded at least eight sexually explicit emails to an employee in the state attorney general's office who later shared them with more than a dozen others, emails reviewed by The Morning Call show....
  • Why the rule of law requires the bite of punishment

    Why the rule of law requires the bite of punishment
    Like all humans, judges are susceptible to fads. Anger management became a popular feature of American probationary sentences in the 1980s. A few years ago it was teen courts, then drug courts. The new fad is something called “evidence-based...
  • Florida man found guilty of first-degree murder in dispute over music

    A white Florida man was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a black teenager who was playing loud music in a car in a Jacksonville parking lot. Michael Dunn, 47, had been convicted of three counts of attempted second-...